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[eccr] doctoral and post-doctoral positions in media management and transformation

Fri Mar 21 12:01:01 GMT 2003

Are you interested in an international research career within Media Management and Transformation?


Then take the challenge and apply for a position at our new Media Management and Transformation Centre (MMTC) at Jönköping International Business School. The new international research centre is focusing its research on the role media management and transformation play in today’s world particularly within Europe. The Centre has five new openings, one post-doc position and four doctoral candidate positions.


JIBS has recruited two international media experts to lead the Centre, Professor Robert G. Picard, a media economics authority from Turku School of Economics and Business Administration, and Professor Karl Erik Gustafsson, an expert in mass media economy from University of Gothenburg.


Post-Doctoral Researcher

The Media Management and Transformation Centre is seeking a post-doctoral researcher to manage and undertake research projects exploring issues of media management and economics. The applicant should have a doctoral-degree in the relevant field and demonstrate the willingness and ability to benefit from and contribute to our environment through a track record of successful research and teaching. The applicant is expected to have previously conducted research on issues related to media and/or a background in a media industry. A professional command of the English language is a requirement.


Enquiries about the post may be made to the Dean, Rolf A. Lundin (tel. no. +46 (0) 36 15 77 00), or Professor Robert Picard, head of the Media Management and Transformation Centre ((mmtc /at/


Your application should include a cover letter, a CV and 2 copies of all scientific contributions you want to refer to.


Doctoral Candidates

The Media Management and Transformation Centre is seeking four doctoral candidates to undertake doctoral studies focusing on managerial and economic issues faced by media companies in the contemporary environment. Doctoral candidates will enroll in a doctoral programme such as business administration, economics, or law (media law) and carry out research projects and other activities in the centre.


As a doctoral candidate JIBS offers you:

• Full-time employment, where at least 70 % of your time is devoted to your doctoral studies.

• An attractive and demanding doctoral programme.

• Competent and dedicated guidance from internationally experienced supervisors.

• Experience as a university teacher.

• The opportunity to pursue part of your education abroad.

• A regular evaluation of your performance, and a clear statement of our demands upon doctoral candidates.


For more information about qualification requirements please visit our web site For general information about JIBS doctoral programme please contact Susanne Hansson +46 (0) 36 15 75 17.


Your application should include:

• A letter-of-intent explaining why you want to apply, what you expect from the doctoral programme,

and what your preliminary research interests are.

• CV and attested documents (transcript, diploma).

• A copy of your Bachelor’s or Master’s thesis.

• A personal description of yourself.


Dead-line for applications


Send your application by 14 April to:


Jönköping International Business School, Att. Minna Ryan-Ericsson, P.O. Box 1026, SE-551 11 Jönköping.


SACO-union representative is Magnus Taube +46 (0) 36 15 77 90 and TCO-union representative is Kerstin Ståhl +46 (0) 36 15 75 15.



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